Preventing medical errors: Social, ethical, organizational and technical issues

James G. Anderson, E Andrew Balas, David W. Bates, R. Scott Evans

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Abstract

Medical errors may rank as the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. Properly designed clinical information systems have the potential to detect and to prevent medical errors. At the same time, a number of issues need to be addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMEDINFO 2001 - Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Medical Informatics
PublisherIOS Press
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)1586031945, 9781586031947
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes
Event10th World Congress on Medical Informatics, MEDINFO 2001 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Sep 2 2005Sep 5 2005

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume84
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Other

Other10th World Congress on Medical Informatics, MEDINFO 2001
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period9/2/059/5/05

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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Anderson, J. G., Balas, E. A., Bates, D. W., & Evans, R. S. (2001). Preventing medical errors: Social, ethical, organizational and technical issues. In MEDINFO 2001 - Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Medical Informatics (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; Vol. 84). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-928-8-1518